Chile not to be among hosts for 2019 Dakar Rally

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 21:18

Santiago, May 14 (IANS) Chile will not be among the hosts in the 2019 edition of the Dakar Rally due to a policy of fiscal austerity, although the country hopes to return to the motorsports competition in 2020, Chilean Sports Minister Pauline Kantor has said.


Dan Christian inks deal with Melbourne for BBL

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 20:14

Melbourne, May 14 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Daniel Christian has signed a three-year deal with Big Bash League (BBL) franchise Melbourne Renegades, the franchise announced on Monday.


IPL: Bangalore opt to bowl vs Punjab

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 19:42

Indore, May 14 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to field against Kings XI Punjab in an Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Holkar stadium here on Monday.


Destiny is in our hands, says KKR coach Kallis

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 19:38

Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) head coach and legendary South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis on Monday said they have their destiny in their hands going into the last two matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL).


Bancroft cleared to play club cricket by Western Australia

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 19:24

Perth, May 14 (IANS) Tainted Australian opener Cameron Bancroft has been cleared to play Premier cricket in Western Australia after an extraordinary general meeting involving 16 Western Australia Premier Cricket Clubs.


Kenya's Korio to defend his TCS World 10K title

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 17:58

Bengaluru, May 14 (IANS) Kenyas Alex Korio will return to Bengaluru and defend his TCS World 10K title, taking on his compatriot and IAAF World Half Marathon winner Geoffrey Kamworor at this years race on May 27, it was announced on Monday.


Final standings of English Premier League

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 17:50

London, May 14 (IANS) Following are the final standings of the 2017-18 English Premier League football championship (tabulated under games played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, against, points):


Barcelona's Vermaelen to miss Real Sociedad match with injury

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 17:48

Barcelona, May 14 (IANS) Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen has sustained a hamstring injury in his right leg and is to be sidelined in the upcoming La Liga clash against Real Sociedad, the Catalan club confirmed on Monday.


Minerva FC owner Ranjit Bajaj suspended for racial abuse

Mon, 05/14/2018 - 17:38

Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) I-League champions Minerva Punjab FC owner Ranjit Bajaj was on Monday banned for one year from any football activity and fined Rs 10 lakh for being found 'guilty' of making racist remarks.